Sarah Van Tassel, Medical Doctor (MD) Ophthalmology

Sarah Van Tassel, Medical Doctor (MD)

New York, NY 10021
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About Sarah Van Tassel Medical Doctor (MD)

Sarah H. Van Tassel, M.D. is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist and an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Van Tassel specializes in glaucoma evaluation and treatment, including medical management, laser, and surgical procedures. She also performs cataract surgery and is up-to-date on the latest advances in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).�����A native of Missouri, Dr. Van Tassel graduated summa cum laude from Duke University. She attended Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology. Dr. Van Tassel then returned to Duke for a fellowship in glaucoma where she received specialized training in trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage device implantation, laser trabeculoplasty and iridotomy, complex cataract extraction, laser-assisted cataract extraction, implantation of astigmatic (toric) and multi-focal intraocular lenses, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.�����Dr. Van Tassel�s research focuses on the latest advances in ocular imaging and their applications to personalized diagnosis and management of glaucoma. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national conferences, and she has received several academic awards including the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship.�����Dr. Van Tassel is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, Women in Ophthalmology, and additional societies. She is a founding member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology�s Resident Self-Assessment Task Force, through which she develops educational materials for ophthalmologists-in-training.�����She is committed to providing personalized glaucoma and cataract care supplemented by the newest technologies, instruments, and techniques. She is happy to provide second opinions for glaucoma and asks that all available records be obtained by the patient and brought to the consultation appointment.������Dr. Van Tassel is currently accepting new patients. Appointments can be made by calling 646-962-2020.


Sarah Van Tassel 1305 York Avenue New York, NY 10021


Sarah Van Tassel has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Sarah Van Tassel has the following 6 expertise

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Iridotomy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty


10 Years Experience

New York & Presbyterian Hosp/Cornell


Weill Cornell Medical College

Graduated in 2012

Sarah Van Tassel Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Medicare
    • Medicare